Two cities and 24 towns in Ilocos Sur were placed under the second strictest lockdown classification in the country.
In an executive order, Ilocos Sur Gov. Ryan Luis Singson has ordered the implementation of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in the cities of Vigan and Candon as well as the municipalities of Banayoyo, Bantay, Burgos, Cabugao, Caoayan, Gregorio del Pilar, Magsingal, Narvacan, Quirino, Salcedo, San Emilio, San Ildefonso, San Juan, San Vicente, Santa, Santiago, Sigay, Sinait, Sta. Catalina, Sta. Cruz, Sta. Lucia, Sta. Maria, Sto. Domingo and Suyo.
The EO took effect yesterday, October 7, and would last until almost the end of the month on October 21st.